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Overall rating
85.75/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB81081
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Strength
55.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Apr 2016 9:37 pm by Piff De
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 58.93

3 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Fettercairn 2006 BD

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.75 points

  1. maltaholic scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Auburn.
    Very appetizing.

    Young, lovely, damp wood.
    To bite.
    Like the wood of a popsicle.

    Otherwise slightly spicy notes.
    Something alcoholic.

    Violent start!
    Licorice, grapes, Mont Chery, glue.
    The lovely oak smell is gone.
    Everything very intense, strong.

    Short, spicy finish.

    Pretty good.

  2. Diodurus scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. JohannesB scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A candidate for the summer whisky 2016! Such a tropical-fruity nose is not often found! In addition to intense vanilla, caramel and citrus flavors, as known from 1st Fill Bourbon Casks, this is a real pleasure. In the taste not so tropical, but just catchy for a balmy summer evening, where you can not do without a good malt. Price / performance is also right in my opinion absolutely.

    I thank the Brühler Whiskyhaus for the tasting!
    • Nose
      Lots of vanilla and marzipan, closely followed by a full broadside of sweet, light fruits. While one thinks of apricots and peaches at first, it quickly becomes clear that here are not the classic fruits, which are otherwise found in 1st Fill Bourbon matured malts, here it is really tropical. Watermelon, pineapple, perfume-like guava and caramelized sugar garnished with a spoonful of honey. Later, a subtle fruit acid can be heard, I think of lychees.
    • Taste
      The first start is very sweet with hail sugar, caramel and known from the nose tropical fruit notes. After a few moments it becomes drier and brings some grassy notes. The Akohol gives strength, it tingles with some pepper and tannins on the tip of the tongue.
    • Finish
      For the first time, the spicy facet takes over the lead in the medium-length finish. While vanilla cream and delicate fruit notes dance in the background, the American white oak with wood notes, pepper and cinnamon plays to its strengths in the foreground. Overall, the departure remains but on the soft, pleasant side.

  4. Agrajag scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. MadScientist scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

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